Windows Phone 7 Series Gets Fully Exposed at MIX10, True Multitasking Appears to be Missing

From DailyTech: Microsoft really wowed the tech industry when it unveiled Window Phone 7 Series earlier this year. Apple's iPhone has been a dominate mainstay in the smartphone market since its introduction in 2007 -- and there have been many competitors that have come to market since then -- but Microsoft is really looking to turn heads with its visuals-heavy Windows Phone 7 Series platform.

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Twitter to Simplify Integration of 'tweets' Into Web Sites

From PC World: Twitter plans to launch a new platform that lets Web publishers display 'tweets' on their sites more broadly and easily than is possible today via the company's APIs (application programming interfaces).

10% of Microsoft Global Workforce Uses Apple's iPhone

From DailyTech: The rivalry between Microsoft and Apple is one of legend. The two firms battle in many major categories including computers, mobile phones, and music players. The rivalry between the two firms has grown to epic proportions and in some instances; employees at Microsoft have been discouraged from using competitor's offerings.

Yahoo top ad moneymaker leaving for Demand Media

From CNET According to several sources, Yahoo's Senior Vice President of U.S. Revenue and Market Development is planning on leaving the Internet giant to take a new position as chief revenue officer of online content upstart Demand Media.

The surprise move is sure to have reverberations throughout the online advertising arena, but more so at Yahoo where Bradford's job encompasses a wide range of key revenue-generating duties.

Google's Plans to Leave China are 99.9% Certain

From X-bit Labs: Not too long ago, Google threatened to shut down and walk out of China. The threat was a response to a mid-December hack originating from China as well as an anti-censorship protest. On Friday, the Chinese Minister of Industry and Information Technology, Li Yizhong, told reporters in no uncertain terms, "If you don't respect Chinese laws, you are unfriendly and irresponsible, and the consequences will be on you."

Say Goodbye to Your iPad When the Battery Fails

From X-bit Labs: Over the weekend it emerged that iPad users would also have to send their devices to Apple if they wanted a replacement battery. However, unlike iPhones and MacBooks, Apple isn't going to crack open your iPad and replace the battery, it's going to send you a new one.

Yesterday lunchtime, Apple posted an FAQ for the iPad's Battery Replacement Service (via Engadget). Apple's solution to a dead battery is to send you a new iPad, with none of your data.

Intel releases affordable SSD

From InfoWorld: On the heels of OCZ Technology Group's release of its first sub-$100 solid-state drive (SSD), Intel is shipping a $125 SSD called the X25-V Value SATA SSD.

IBM Says Rivals Behind Anti-IBM Report in India

From PC World: IBM has slammed a report critical of the adoption of its mainframes in India, saying the report was driven by IBM competitors and has no credibility.

The report was sponsored by, an online forum for news and information related to creating an open market for IBM-compatible mainframe technologies.

HP Starts Damage Control After China Laptop Buyer Complaint

From PC World: Hewlett-Packard extended the warranties on motherboards in certain laptops in China as it came under increasing criticism there for problems including overheating in some of its computers.


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